Marc A. Nivet, Ed.D., MBA, chief diversity officer of the Association of American Medical Colleges, presented “Diversity and Inclusion in Academic Medicine: From Fairness to Excellence” at the Department of Medicine Grand Rounds on Wednesday, Jan. 21.
Second-year medical student Ynhi Thai spoke to assumptions made about uninsured and underserved individuals, and how those attitudes can keep society from moving forward at a TEDxBirmingham Salon event exploring new ideas about poverty in Birmingham on Dec. 8.
Associate Professor Stefan Kertesz, M.D., who directs a special primary care clinic for homeless veterans at the Birmingham VA Medical Center, spoke about ways ordinary people can make a difference in the world during a Dec. 8 TEDxBirmingham Salon exploring ideas about poverty in the community.
The UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science is accepting applications for a six-month certificate program that provides additional training for those interested in an academic career in clinical and translational research.
The 2014 Research and Innovations in Medical Education (RIME) Week Education Summit, a full day of speakers and workshops designed to enhance the teaching skills of UAB faculty.
Equal Access Birmingham will host its inaugural Heart + Sole 5K/Fun Run on Saturday, Sept. 6, to raise funds for the School of Medicine student-run free clinic, which provides education and health care to Birmingham’s uninsured and underserved.
The inaugural class draws together some of the finest minds in the country to think about some of the thorniest societal issues.
Professor of Surgery Mary T. Hawn, M.D., and Professor of Pathology Robin G. Lorenz, M.D., Ph.D.,were named fellows to the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine® Program.